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Statistical Data - General Fraud Investigations

How to Interpret Criminal Investigation Data

Since actions on a specific investigation may cross fiscal years, the data shown in cases initiated may not always represent the same universe of cases shown in other actions within the same fiscal year.

  FY 2014 FY 2013 FY 2012

Investigations Initiated

1358 1554 1863

Prosecution Recommendations

923 1190 1384


873 1107 1306


1022 976 897

 Incarceration Rate*   

75.4% 79.0% 76.8%

 Average Months to Serve

33 31 34

*Incarceration includes confinement to federal prison, halfway house, home detention, or some combination thereof.
Data Source: Criminal Investigation Management Information System.


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